about Todd FlowerdayA Roman Catholic lay person, married (since 1996), with one adopted child (since 2001). I serve in worship and spiritual life in a midwestern university parish.
about John Donaghy
John is a lay missionary since 2007 with a parish in western Honduras. Before that he served in campus ministry and social justice ministry in Iowa. His ministry blog is http://hermanojuancito.blogspot.com
He also blogs reflections on the lectionary and saints/heroes/events of the date at http://walktheway.wordpress.com
He'll be a long-term contributor here analyzing the Latin American bishops' document from their 2007 Aparecida Conference.
Vatican II pages
- Funeral Lectionary: Psalm 148
- A Better Dismissal?
- DPPL 11: The Primacy of the Liturgy
- Pope Francis on Creativity IV: Dialogue
- Four Abuses of Peace, Plus Perhaps Another
- EG 267: For the Greater Glory
- Football Foam
- Reconciliation Lectionary: Matthew 18:15-20
- The Francis Effect Afield
- DPPL 9-10: Piety and Religiosity
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Daily Archives: 23 December 2013
Grant Gallicho is not letting our Midwestern archbishops off the hook. He dismantles Archbishop Nienstedt’s “apologia tour.” There’s also a fb piece with a link to the Sun-Times musing by Cardinal George: When I was ordained, I never thought any priest could … Continue reading
Mediator Dei reminds us of the texts of the prayers of the Ordinary and what is now Eucharistic Prayer I: it’s not the royal “we.” 87. Moreover, the rites and prayers of the eucharistic sacrifice signify and show no less clearly … Continue reading
I might be wrong in my reading of the situation in February 2013, but I think there was hope in some quarters of Catholicism that Pope Benedict was setting us up for a more heavy-handed expression of the Roman way … Continue reading
One of the current discussions in Catholic liturgical music is setting the Gloria. My parish invested time to introduce a through-sung setting, and mostly, it has paid off. The responsorial format, over the years, has often (but not always) resulted … Continue reading
Pope Francis, in this section of Evangelii Gaudium, offers encouragement, affirmation, and challenges to “particular Churches.” What are these? Mainly dioceses united under the bishop. 30. Each particular Church, as a portion of the Catholic Church under the leadership of its … Continue reading